Chandigarh Rock Garden | Turning Trash into Treasure


Chandigarh rock garden is an epitome of creativity and innovation. Rock Garden is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India, also known as Nek Chand’s Rock Garden. The speciality of this place is that it is completely built of industrial & home waste and thrown-away items.

Chandigarh's Nek Chand Rock Garden
Chandigarh's Nek Chand Rock Garden

Rock garden has been established in the form of an open-air exhibition hall.


The Rock Garden was secretly started by Mr Nek Chand in 1957. The government only learnt about it in 1975. After it was discovered, the government took it over.


Initially, it occupied an area of 12 acres. But it has grown and is spread over an area of forty-acres (160,000 m²),

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